If you are trying to trace details of the births/baptisms, marriages and/or burials of Europeans who were born, married or died in South Asia (= including Burma, but excluding Sri Lanka) before independence in 1947/48, then this session should be of interest. Previous knowledge of the topic is neither expected nor required. The session includes […]

This session provides information about the wealth of printed, online and visual material available to family history researchers in forms such as wills, photographs, biographical compilations, newspapers and directories. It is useful, but not necessary, to have attended the introductory family history session. Military ancestry is not covered, being the subject of a separate session. To find […]

Exploring the Past is the 35th Annual Conference of the NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies and is hosted by the Ku-ring-gai Historical Society. Just as those early pioneers explored the landscape, this conference will explore historic and genealogical themes from the past. On Friday 11th October FIBIS representative Mary-Anne Gourley will be […]

PROGRAMME FOR THE DAY 10.30 – 12.00 : FIBIS Experts will be available to answer members’ questions 12.00 – 1.30 : Lunch break 1.30 – 2.30 : Sue Paul, a keen family historian who instigated a One-Name study of the name Bowery, will present “Captain Thomas Bowery: The Biography” and relate how she traced her […]

FIBIS will be exhibiting at RootsTech, London this year. Be sure to stop by our stand where experts will be happy to help you with research enquiries. RootsTech, hosted by FamilySearch, is a global conference celebrating families across generations, where people of all ages are inspired to discover and share their memories and connections. This […]